Montgomery County Illinois History
Normal 0 Grandma, Where are you?  The call echoed in all cemeteries… By Margaret Simpson Rambo “Grandma, where are you?  I know you’re here someplace, now where are you?"  We hope this call will be echoed in ...
Normal 0 Very interesting history concerning Elmwood Cemetery From the Litchfield Daily News, August 14, 1907 Here is some very interesting history concerning Elmwood Cemetery.  In the spring of 1865, a movement was started to purchase...
Normal 0 Forgotten Towns of Montgomery County by Walter Sanders (date unknown) Montgomery County was never a county overrun by land speculators, land agents, or land companies. John L Hayward and John Tilson were two of the few buyers and sp...
Normal 0 Recollections of Zanesville from the The Litchfield Monitor, January 13, 1888 Zanesville is located one mile from the west line of Montgomery County, midway from north to south on said line.  The town was laid out in the year 18...
Normal 0 When did my people come to this county? By Walter Sanders, January 1980. When one is working on his family history, he will use the various census records, which will show ABOUT the time a family came to IL, and possibly that would m...
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